Being Human Festival 2019: The Aquatic City

Being Human Festival 2015

The Aquatic City

The Tay is a dark and eerie river with an ignoble history of bridge disasters, whaling, pirating and shipwrecks. But its biggest surprise has yet to reach the surface, a Scottish Atlantis has thrived beneath the water this whole time. In this imaginative series of events, University of Dundee researchers will explore everything from sea monsters to Scottish folk songs, graphic novels to magic lanterns.

With a series of hands-on activities and immersive events, the University of Dundee is once again the Scottish hub for Being Human 2019, a Festival of the Humanities, with this year's theme Discoveries and Secrets

Scheduled events this year include:

To learn more about how to get involved, whether as an individual or on behalf of a local organisation, please contact the Being Human Dundee team ( and follow them on Twitter (@HumanDundee).  

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